Tag Archives: social determinants of health

Promoting Social Determinants of Health Services: Informatics Is the Answer

by Gulzar H. Shah, PhD, MStat, MS; Kristie Waterfield, MBA Health Informatics Innovations and Applications highlights ways that health informatics innovations and applications are supporting stakeholders in public health practice and policy to advance their mission of improved population health. The series will also highlight innovations in health care informatics. Informatics, That’s What’s Happening The more I learn about the

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A Standardized Approach is Needed to Address Social Determinants of Health

by Colleen Bridger, PhD, MPH The Big Cities Health Coalition (BCHC) is a forum for the leaders of America’s largest metropolitan health departments to exchange strategies and jointly address issues to promote and protect the health and safety of the 55 million people they serve. Together, these public health officials directly affect the health and well-being of one in six

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Data Talks and Hearsay Walks: Health Informatics and Social Determinants of Health

by Gulzar H. Shah, PhD, MStat, MS, and Wu Xu, MS, PhD Introducing Health Informatics Innovations and Applications, a new series that highlights ways that health informatics innovations and applications are supporting stakeholders in public health practice and policy to advance their mission of improved population health. The series will also highlight innovations in health care informatics. Last week, my co-author

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